Definition of Matte up

1. Verb. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like. "The fabric felted up after several washes"

Exact synonyms: Felt, Felt Up, Mat, Mat Up, Matt-up, Matte
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Felt, Mat, Matting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matte Up

matsoon
matsoun
matsuri
matsuris
matsutake
matsutakes
matsyendra
matt
matt-up
matta
mattacin
mattagamite
mattages
mattamore
matte
matte up (current term)
matted
mattedly
matter
matter-of-course
matter-of-fact
matter-of-factly
matter-of-factness
matter of course
matter of fact
matter of law
matter of record
matter of time
matter to
mattered

Literary usage of Matte up

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"... to undergo fusion of the matte, treatment in the converter to bring the matte up to 72 per cent, of copper, and a second fusion, before they are treated ..."

2. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1891)
"If the changes made in the charge do not succeed in bring ing the matte up to the required standard, it is used in other charges. ..."

3. Report of the Royal Ontario Nickel Commission: With Appendix by Ontario Royal Nickel Commission, George Thomas Holloway (1917)
"They ran their matte up to about 20 or 30 per cent. But now they cannot get that stuff, and they cannot get the Greek ore; they have only what they had in ..."

4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"The operations consist in charging the converter with the molten matte, blowing air to concentrate the matte up to white-metal, pouring off the slag, ..."

5. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1906)
"... grades of matte up to white metal consist of white metal united to an excess of ferrous sulphide, ..."

6. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1891)
"If the changes made in the charge do not succeed in bring ing the matte up to the required standard, it is used in other charges. ..."

7. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1907)
"In that case the roasting of this matte can be carried on in kilns in a similar way to the roasting of copper and lead matte. Up till now this method of ..."

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